KITAGAWA UTAMARO (Japanese, 1753-1806)
Bathtime (Gyozui), ca. 1801; Woodblock in colors (framed); Unmarked; 15 1/4Ó x 10 1/4Ó (sheet)
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sheet is fragmented and has been reassembled and laid to backing sheet. Toning and creasing to sheet with heavy fading and soiling overall. Loss to paper at upper right corner and at some creases. Two areas of insect damage to lower quadrants.